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1.1This specification covers metallic-coated carbon steel wire used in the manufacture of chain-link fence fabric and marcelled tension wire. Three types of coatings are covered:
1.1.1Type I—Aluminum-coated (aluminized),
1.1.2 Type II—Zinc-coated (galvanized), and
1.1.3Type III—Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal (Zn-5Al-MM) alloy-coated.
1.2 The chain-link fabric woven from wire in this specification is covered separately by Specifications A 491
1.3 The marcelled tension wire manufactured from wire in this specification is covered separately in Specifications A 824
1.4 This specification does not cover the wire used for Specification A 392
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in brackets are provided for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A90/A90M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A392 Specification for Zinc-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
A428/A428M Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Aluminum-Coated Iron or Steel Articles
A491 Specification for Aluminum-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A824 Specification for Metallic-Coated Steel Marcelled Tension Wire for Use With Chain Link Fence
A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products
B6 Specification for Zinc
B750 Specification for GALFAN (Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal) Alloy in Ingot Form for Hot-Dip Coatings
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E47 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Die-Casting Alloys
E536 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Zinc and Zinc Alloys
F1345 Specification for Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
F1664 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) and Other Conforming Organic Polymer-Coated Steel Tension Wire Used with Chain-Link Fence
International Lead Zinc Research OrganizationGF-1 Standard Practice for Determination of Cerium and Lanthanum Compositions in Galfan Alloy (5 % Al-0.04 % La-0.04 % Ce Bal SHG Zn) Available from International Lead Zinc Research Organization, P.O. Box 12036, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)
UNSPSC Code 31152206(Coated steel wire); 30152001(Metal fencing)